06-07 May 2018
20- 21 Sha'ban 1439 H
\forum 2018Speakers \ Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni

Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni

Professor USI
Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland) and UNESCO Chair-holder


Lorenzo Cantoni graduated in Philosophy and holds a PhD in Education and Linguistics. He is full professor at USI – Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano, Switzerland), Faculty of Communication Sciences, where he is director of the Institute of Digital Technologies for Communication.

His research interests are where communication, education and new media overlap, ranging from computer mediated communication to usability, from eLearning to eTourism and digital Fashion, from ICT4D to eGovernment.

He is chair-holder of the UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Site.

L. Cantoni has been Dean of the Faculty in the academic years 2010-2014, and President of IFITT – International Federation for IT in Travel and Tourism (2014-2018).